Bekhbayar
ERDENEBAT

MGL

Age

29 y/o | Seniors

Style

Freestyle

Weight

57 kg

UWW Rank

31

Season 2021

4 W / 2 L

About Bekhbayar

Bekhbayar ERDENEBAT (MGL) qualified for 2nd Olympics by placing 2nd to Yuki TAKAHASHI (JPN) (lost by injury default) at final world Olympic qualifying tournament, beating Giorgi EDISHERASHVILI (AZE) 6-2 in decisive semifinal. Was not entered in Asian qualifier. Placed 7th at 2019 World Championships, losing 5-2 to Zavur UGUEV (RUS) in 2nd round, then dealt heartbreaking 4-4 loss by Reza ATRINAGHARCHI (IRI) in 2nd repechage match by giving up takedown in last 26 seconds....2018 Asian Games gold medalist. Defeated Atrinagharchi in semifinals and Asian champion Kumsong KANG (PRK) in final, both by 8-2 scores. Two months later, lost to Atrinagharchi in 1st round at World Championships...Two-time world bronze medalist (2015 and 2017). In 2017, lost 4-4 to Takahashi in 3rd round because of caution received, beat Vladimir DUBOV (BUL) 9-2 in bronze-medal match. In 2015, beat Takahashi in 3rd round, but lost to Vladimir KHINCHEGASVILI (GEO) in semifinals, then beat Nurslam SANAYEV (KAZ) for bronze...At Rio 2016 Olympics, lost 1st-round match to Adama DIATTA (SEN)...2015 Asian champion...2012 world junior champion.